A Good Lesson. From Sailing, No Less.

‘”My first day of training on the yacht and I’d already managed to break something. A sail was tumbling down and the boat was losing speed. The first mate darted across the boat to find out what had happened and I started in on a long and rambling tale of the series of unfortunate events which had, through no fault of my own, caused the damage we were looking at right now. I was barely three sentences in, when the mate interrupted me: ‘I don’t give a crap whose fault it was, I just need to know what to fix’.”

http://www.tonyhaile.com/2011/09/25/four-things-i-learned-on-a-round-the-world-yacht-race/

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